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Local manufacturing surging, but overall economic growth has been slow

CHICAGO | The local manufacturing sector has been surging lately, but overall economic growth in the U.S. has been slow and anemic, according to an economist who spoke Thursday.

February 13, 2014 2:51 pm

Federal Reserve economist to discuss Midwest economy

A senior economist from the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago will give a talk about the state of the Midwest economy and the manufacturing sector.

February 07, 2014 3:35 pm
Stakes are high in race to lighten vehicles

Stakes are high in race to lighten vehicles

Stringent fuel-efficiency standards have pitted steel against rival metals in a race to make cars, trucks and SUVs lighter.

October 06, 2013 1:15 am
Stakes are high in race to lighten vehicles

Stakes are high in race to lighten vehicles

Arcelor Mittal Director of Automotive Product Applications Dr. Blake Zuidema, second from left, speaks on a panel called "Increasing the Region's Competitiveness Through Green Growth" at the Summit on Regional Competitiveness at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago.

October 05, 2013 12:00 am
ArcelorMittal focused on sustainability

ArcelorMittal focused on sustainability

Arcelor Mittal Director of Automotive Product Applications Dr. Blake Zuidema, second from left, speaks on a panel called "Increasing the Region's Competitiveness Through Green Growth" at the Summit on Regional Competitiveness at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago.

September 27, 2013 4:19 pm
Governors tout Illiana Expressway benefits

Governors tout Illiana Expressway benefits

NIPSCO CEO Jim Stanley, left, moderates on a panel called "Increasing the Region's Competitiveness Through Green Growth" at the Summit on Regional Competitiveness at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago.

September 27, 2013 4:19 pm
Governors tout Illiana Expressway benefits

Governors tout Illiana Expressway benefits

Fair Oaks Dairy CEO Gary Corbett, left, speaks on a panel called "Increasing the Region's Competitiveness Through Green Growth" at the Summit on Regional Competitiveness at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago.

September 27, 2013 4:19 pm
Governors tout Illiana Expressway benefits

Governors tout Illiana Expressway benefits

An audience, including Gary Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson, second from left left, talks with guests at the Summit on Regional Competitiveness at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago.

September 27, 2013 4:18 pm
Governors tout Illiana Expressway benefits

Governors tout Illiana Expressway benefits

Indiana Gov. Mike Pence, center, greets Fair Oaks Dairy CEO Gary Corbett, right, at the Summit on Regional Competitiveness at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago.

September 27, 2013 4:18 pm
Governors tout Illiana Expressway benefits

Governors tout Illiana Expressway benefits

Indiana Gov. Mike Pence, left, speaks on a panel called "Innovation in the Tri-State Region" at the Summit on Regional Competitiveness at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago.

September 27, 2013 3:12 pm
Governors tout Illiana Expressway benefits

Governors tout Illiana Expressway benefits

Indiana Gov. Mike Pence, far left, speaks on a panel called "Innovation in the Tri-State Region" at the Summit on Regional Competitiveness at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago.

September 27, 2013 3:12 pm
Governors tout Illiana Expressway benefits

Governors tout Illiana Expressway benefits

An audience, including Gary Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson, foreground, listens to a panel called "Innovation in the Tri-State Region" at the Summit on Regional Competitiveness at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago.

September 27, 2013 3:12 pm
Governors tout Illiana Expressway benefits

Governors tout Illiana Expressway benefits

An audience listens to a panel called "Innovation in the Tri-State Region" at the Summit on Regional Competitiveness at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago.

September 27, 2013 3:12 pm
GUEST COMMENTARY: A wave of opportunity for greatness

GUEST COMMENTARY: A wave of opportunity for greatness

Today, Govs. Mike Pence, Pat Quinn and Scott Walker have the opportunity to create history by rallying and encouraging community, business, government and academic leaders from 21 counties in Indiana, Illinois and Wisconsin around one unifying mission – to work together on common regional goals.

September 27, 2013 12:00 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: Increase access to clean, safe, affordable housing

GUEST COMMENTARY: Increase access to clean, safe, affordable housing

About 800,000 people call Northwest Indiana their home, and I am glad to be among them. We live in an important region comprised of industrious people who contribute to the success and prosperity of our state and nation.

February 24, 2013 12:00 am

Fed survey: Economy to get better in 2013 despite 'cliff'

Participants in a Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago survey expect the the U.S. economy to grow at an annual rate of 2.3 percent in 2013, which would be an improvement from growth of 1.7 percent expected this year.

December 03, 2012 5:00 pm

Chicago Fed studying 'overwhelmed' Gary

The Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago is studying Gary and nine other "Rust Belt" cities to better understand the challenges and opportunities they face in reshaping their economies.

September 25, 2012 6:00 pm

Chicago Fed chief speaking to Lakeshore Chamber

HAMMOND | Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago President and CEO Charles Evans will deliver the keynote address Sept. 26 at the eighth annual Lakeshore Chamber of Commerce Business Expo.

September 18, 2012 10:00 am

Financial ed advocates tout Money Smart Week offerings

GARY | Region bankers, educators and community group leaders are preparing to host a weeklong series of financial education seminars in connection with Money Smart Week.

April 19, 2012 5:00 pm
Federal Reserve comes to Hammond to advise small businesses

Federal Reserve comes to Hammond to advise small businesses

HAMMOND | Clifton Kellogg, US Treasury Department program director, discussed federal programs designed to assist small businesses and state and federal initiatives Thursday at a conference at Dynasty Banquet Center aimed at giving small businesses resources and ideas to survive.

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